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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Marquette City Police are looking for the public’s help in their investigation into the theft of a wallet earlier this week. Police say a man was at the Wild Rover in downtown Marquette on Tuesday when he put his wallet on the bar as he began to […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Michigan’s senior U.S. senator, Carl Levin, says he will not seek re-election in 2014. The Detroit Democrat is the longest serving senator from Michigan, having been in the Senate since 1979. He also chairs the powerful Senate Armed Services Committee. Levin says the decision was extremely difficult […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Legislation authored by Upper Michigan Senator Tom Casperson that would allow the public to touch and pose for photos with bear cubs cleared the Michigan House Thursday. The measure would amend Michigan’s Large Carnivore Act by letting patrons at certain animal care facilities come into direct contact […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The much-talked about feature film “Oz the Great and Powerful,” filmed in Michigan, opens today. And the Majority leader in the Michigan Senate who was allowed an advanced screening, called it an “epic movie.” Senate Republican Randy Richardville, a key supporter of state support of the film […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Officials with Michigan Tech say the Houghton school is moving to a  plateau-style tuition plan for undergraduates beginning with the upcoming fall semester. The plateau will be set at 12-18 credit hours. That means undergraduates will pay a flat rate for a course load ranging from 12 […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The state’s jobless rate held steady at 8.9 percent in January. The Michigan jobless rate in January 2013 was three-tenths of a percentage point below the state’s revised January 2012 rate of 9.2 percent. Both total employment and the workforce rose slightly over the month by 4,000 […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Most Michigan voters are not happy with the job Rick Snyder is doing as governor, according to a new poll. The survey by North Carolina-based Public Policy Polling found that only 37 percent approve of the governor’s job performance, while 54 percent disapprove. That is pretty much […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Marinette Marine Corporation has been awarded options to build two additional Littoral Combat Ships for the U.S. Navy. These are the fifth and sixth LCS ships the firm has been contracted to build under the 2010 block buy contract. The awarding increases Marinette Marine’s backlog through 2016 […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The DNR is hosting a pair of public meetings next week in the U.P. to provide information and answer questions about wolf management and the possibility of a future wolf hunting season. The meetings will take place in the following locations from 6 to 8 p.m. local […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Catholic Diocese in Marquette has announced a special farewell celebration to say goodbye to Archbishop Alexander Sample and wish him well as he prepares to leave the Catholic Diocese of Marquette for the Archdiocese of Portland in Oregon. This public farewell for Archbishop Sample will be […]

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